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Volunteer firefighter shortage continues on P.E.I.

November 16, 2021
By Alex MacIsaac, CBC

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Nov. 15, 2021, P.E.I. – Some fire departments on P.E.I. say COVID-19 has made a shortage of volunteer firefighters even worse. O’Leary Chief Ron Phillips, says firefighter numbers at his all-volunteer department are at their lowest level in the 31 years he’s been involved. He’s even reached out to people to see if they’d be interested — with little success.  CBC reports. | READ MORE